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Chelsea close in on Kai Havertz transfer as Frank Lampard given Premier League fixture boost

Here are the latest Chelsea headlines from the Premier League’s fixture release day.

Chelsea’s fixtures released

Chelsea’s fixtures for the 2020/21 Premier League season have been confirmed this morning.

The Blues will start the new campaign with a clash against Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium on Monday, September 14, with an 8:00pm kick-off.

The clash on the South Coast will represent a favourable start for the Blues as they look to build on last season’s fourth-place finish.

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After facing Graham Potter’s Seagulls, Chelsea will welcome reigning champions Liverpool to Stamford Bridge on Saturday, September 19, with the kick-off time currently pencilled in for 3:00pm, though that is likely to change.

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Injury latest

Chelsea players are gearing up for a return to pre-season training but there is mixed news on the injury front with just over three weeks to go before the 2020/21 Premier League season gets underway.

Captain Cesar Azpilicueta has said that he expects to be fit for the resumption of training after coming off in the first half of the FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal with a hamstring strain but United States attacker Christian Pulisic may miss the opening week of the campaign as he continues to recover from a more serious hamstring injury also sustained at Wembley.

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